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ArcReader
Provided by ESRI
For Select Individuals and Groups

ArcReader is a free, easy-to-use desktop mapping application that allows users to view, explore, and print maps and globes. Anyone with ArcReader can view high-quality interactive maps authored by a high-level ArcGIS for Desktop product and published with the ArcGIS Publisher extension.

With ArcReader, you can

  • View, navigate, and print published ArcGIS maps using ArcReader (.pmf files).
  • Deploy your GIS data to novices and professionals alike.
  • Zoom, pan, and switch between map and page layout views
  • Communicate more efficiently with the ability to graphically mark up maps.
  • Print published map and globe documents, including all layer symbology and cartographic map elements on any supported printer.
  • Create custom ArcReader applications.
  • Embed ArcReader capabilities into existing applications.

LSU Faculty, Staff, and Students may download and install ESRI products on institutional or personal machines. Students may also use ArcGIS Desktop in the public access labs and through VLAB. Use of ArcGIS products is allowed for Academic and Administrative purposes, but not for Commercial or Sponsored (third-party consulting & delivery) research use.

Detailed information about the license for ArcGIS can be found at the following link: Esri ArcGIS: LSU Overview

If you are a faculty member and would like more information about whether your use of ArcGIS for research is allowed, please contact servicedesk@lsu.edu.

Published on 10/27/2015